Nov 13, 2012 5:00pm EST
confirmation hearing to be the commander of the u.s. mission to nato. that is on hold now. >> this whole story. there are so many elements. if you tune in a couple hours after the last time, there is a whole new chain. a defense official told nbc news, in general allen eights case, many were between the general's wife and jill kelley. the woman in tampa, the social liaison and he was just copied on them. what do you make of that in. >> that may well be the case that he was copied. they do say that he did send e-mails to her as well. it appears that both general allen and his wife were e-mailing with her. and you have to remember, she is a person who took on a sort of volunteer mission to promote the eels of relationships between all the various military people from different countries who are posted to the command in tampa, and that was her role. according town official protocol officer. >> and not just e-mails. we're hearing about a photo or photos involving this fbi agent that kelley, she initially went to, worried about these harassing e-mails that she thought she was getting from bro
Nov 15, 2012 5:00pm EST
today about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi and its political fallout. the house and senate intelligence committees held closed hearings and heard testimony from acting cia director michael morerel. there was a hearing before the house committee on foreign affairs. the chairwoman called the deadly attack on september 11th a disgrace, and things got heated on both sides. >> also disgraceful is the sad parade of conflicting accounts of the attack that we have received from administration officials in the weeks and months since. >> to lay this at the doorstep of the president or the secretary of state or the united nations ambassador, you will find us ready and willing to resist to the teeth. >> tomorrow, former cia director david petraeus will testify before the house and senate intelligence committees. it will be his first appearance on the hill since he resigned last friday. >>> president obama's focused today on the victims of superstorm sandy up in new york city. he got his first up-close look at the damage there and promised to work with local governments to co
Nov 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. >>> when we come back, the sentence for the man who tried to blow up the pentagon and the u.s. capital. >>> plus, five days and counting until election day. but voters aren't waiting. we're live for the early voting rush in maryland. >>> we're going to turn the clock back about a decade. take a look at the hall of fame performance against carolina in anncr: it's said that character is what we do... when we think no one is looking. mitt romney: believe that they are victims. anncr: mitt romney thought no one was looking when... he attacked forty-seven percent of americans. his companies shipped jobs overseas. his plan cuts millionaires' taxes, but raises yours. he'll voucherize medicare... and make catastrophic cuts to education. so remember what romney said... and what his plan would do. president obama: i'm barack obama and... i approve this message. >>> we're going back in time. >> yes, we are. >> darrell green, always good to see darrell green. he had many hall of fame moments, didn't he, dan. >> that he did, wendy. it is a huge game coming up for the redskins on sunday. dozens of r
Nov 14, 2012 5:00pm EST
the nation. u.s. news and world report claims gw inflated the high school standings of its incoming students by 20 percentage points the magazine removed the school from its 51st place on the list. the university will have an unranked status until the 2014 best colleges publication is out. the gw president regrets the air and says he's making measures to make sure it doesn't happen again. >>> still ahead, we're hearing from the neighbors of that teenager who was arrested for two high-profile murders in one week. >>> also ahead, the fidelity spray that could help men stay, not stray. >>> local doctors put the rigorous biggest loser plan to the test to see if it will help you drop weight in rec >>> drinking even a moderate amount of alcohol while pregnant could impact your child's intelligence. researchers at the university of bristol stud idea the alcohol metabolizing genes of more than 4,000 children. if their mother drank even amounts considered harmless they had a lower iq by age 8. >>> couples who are exposed to high levels of environmental pollutants may have trouble conceiving.
Nov 12, 2012 5:00pm EST
the u.s. navy, and all it's done for him. >> i was one of those parents who didn't want my son to go in the military. mainly because of fear, not knowing. but i'm telling you, it's the best move he could have made. >> jonathan loves the navy so much, he's now working to apply to the naval academy. congresswoman norton said she'll help. wendy? >> tom sherwood, thank you. >>> chopper 4 is on the scene of a warehouse fire in landover this afternoon, it started just before 3:00. it's a repair facility for taxi cabs. one worker was taken to the hospital with serious burns. >>> nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy, more than 70,000 long island power authority customers are still in the dark and in the cold. protesters gathered at the utility headquarters this weekend. the power authority which also heard a lot of criticism during tropical storm irene last year blames factors outside its control. meanwhile, new jersey residents should get a bit of a relief at the pumps. gas rationing orders across the state will be lifted tomorrow morning. >>> the head of montgomery county school system
Nov 8, 2012 5:00pm EST
time in almost two decades, u.s. aquariums are trying to import whild beluga whales from the arctic. they would live in captivity here. >> and for that reason, the plan is seeing stiff opposition. nbc's gabe gutierrez has more from the georgia aquarium in atlanta. >> reporter: they are as stunning as they are playful. >> i personally think the whales are amazing. they're my favorite in the whole aquarium. they're just beautiful and majestic. >> reporter: these beluga whales have dazzled tour groups at the georgia aquarium for years. >> i think we should keep them safe no matter what. >> reporter: now the aquarium finds itself swimming in controversy over a proposed plan to import 18 more of them from russia. >> we feel like our role is not only to have animals so that people can be inspired by seeing them, but we also have to have them to learn from them. >> reporter: the whales all captured in the last seven years would be spread out over six aquariums in the u.s. the first such import in almost two decades. >> we want to ensure that that population is robust and can be maintained.
Nov 16, 2012 5:00pm EST
capitol hill today to tell lawmakers what he has learned about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. keith rsell is at the live desk with details on what lawmakers are saying about his testimony. >> wendy, general david petraeus told lawmakers he consistently told congress there were terrorist elements involved in the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. petraeus said there were extremists in the group that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three others, describing them as affiliates of al qaeda. following closed-door sessions with the tej committees, the big question became did petraeus alter his stance from a previous briefing. he said on september 14th his story was different from his presentation today. democrats say it's been the same the whole time. general petraeus was not asked about his affair with paula broadwell, but did take it upon himself to apologize for his actions. live in the newsroom, keith russell, news4. >>> the white house said president obama had a constructive meeting with congressional leaders on the looming fiscal cliff. the president met
Nov 6, 2012 5:00pm EST
. >> reporter: u.s. congresswoman donna edwards who actually lives here released a statement saying question 7 is not the answer for prince george's county. our county has struggled to overcome political corruption, low student achievement, and a lack of high-paying joks. now coming up at 6:00 p.m., we talk with folks at the poll to find out how question 7 is doing. and we'll answer the question. what happens if prince george's county says yes to a casino but maryland says no to to have gaming expansion and vice versa. i'll have that at 6:00. i'm tracee wilkins, news4. >> it will be a big night. and tomorrow, not such a big day. >> some change is coming. >> i should have worn my old shoes. don't wear open toed shoes just in case. you're not going to have to, you will not need the umbrellas for the most part. you will not need the shovels for the most part. this is not going to be big a storm for us. but for those areas affected by sandy, this will be a pretty big deal. outside, the temperature on the cold side. one of the coldest if not the coldest election day since 1960. 45 degrees, we're ta